Calnetics Corp. has named Trygve M. Thoresen to its newly created post of vice president for finance and general counsel.
Previously, Thoresen was an attorney with Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher in Los Angeles, and before that served as a senior accountant with KPMG Peak Marwick.
Calnetics, based in Chatsworth, is a maker of various components and fittings used in the building, plastics and agricultural industries.
* James H. Frey was named corporate vice president of strategic business development of Litton Industries Inc., a Woodland Hills defense contractor.
Previously, Frey was president of Litton Itek Optical Systems.
* William A. Sutman was named vice president and controller of Universal Studios in Universal City.
Previously, Sutman was vice president of audits at Joseph E. Seagram & Sons Inc., Universal’s parent.
* Boskovich Farms has named Donna Garren to the newly created position of director of research and development / product safety. Her responsibilities for the Oxnard-based produce company include research, new product development, product safety, quality assurance and implementation of sanitation programs.
Garren has a doctorate in food science and technology from the University of Georgia.